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Digital and Technology Solutions (Degree Apprenticeship) MSc

Teesside University, Middlesbrough

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Teesside University

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Course overview

This degree apprenticeship has two specialism you can choose from – IT project management and data analytics.

IT project management
Take responsibility for the evolution and development of software solutions for web, mobile and fixed-platform solutions. You ensure that the delivery of new solutions meets the client’s expectations. You establish close and trusted relationships with business stakeholders and solutions teams to deliver the roadmap, governance and supporting processes. You manage the programme roadmap, communicating milestones and progress updates with client stakeholders.

Data analytics
You explore business data requirements, applied data selection, data curation, data quality assurance and data investigation and engineering techniques. You help businesses organise data and you provide advice and guidance to database designers in using the data structures and associated data components efficiently. You explore data processing to produce data sets for study and perform investigations using techniques including machine learning to reveal new business opportunities. You present data and investigation results along with compelling business opportunities reports to senior stakeholders.

Upon successful completion, you are awarded an MSc in Digital and Technology Solutions.

This degree apprenticeship is ideal if you are employed and your employer is willing to support you through the Government’s apprenticeship scheme. You need to agree your options with your employer’s training manager.

How you are assessed

You are assessed by individual coursework, including case studies and essays, with critical evaluation of processes or products, and evidence of research into a specified area. We are very experienced in assessing group work with a research profile in that area. Your assessment starts within a group, with a clear emphasis on process as well as product, but proceeds to your individual assessment by a variety of means.

You are also assessed through an individual portfolio of technical work to a professional standard and a presentation to tutors on your research findings.

Career opportunities

Job roles from the IT project management route include IT delivery manager, web delivery manager, IT development manager, and software product management specialist.

Job roles from the data analytics route include big data analyst, data and insight analyst, data science specialist, data management specialist and analytics lead.

Degree apprenticeships combine practical work experience with studying the technical knowledge through a higher education qualification. All apprentices are already be in employment.

Benefits for employers and apprentices:

  • increasing future productivity
  • keeping the business up-to-date with the latest knowledge and innovative practice
  • delivering on-the-job training to employees tailored to business needs
  • tackling skills shortages by filling higher level skill gaps
  • developing and retaining existing staff by offering support and a fresh perspective
  • improving employees’ career prospects.

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University information

Teesside University, Middlesbrough

  • University League Table

    95th

  • Campus address

    Teesside University, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, Tees Valley, TS1 3BX, England

To get students off to the best possible start, Teesside University meets international students at the airport and takes them to their accommodation for free.
With an English language café and orientation activities throughout the year, Teesside University is experienced in helping international students feel at home.
Teesside University offers a range of scholarships to international and EU students, making the transition to UK study more affordable.

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